Category: Montana

They May Owe Nothing — Half-Million-Dollar Dialysis Bill Canceled

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Fresenius, one of the two largest dialysis providers in the U.S., has agreed to waive a $524,600.17 bill for a man who received 14 weeks of dialysis at a clinic in Montana. Kaiser Health News, NPR and CBS This Morning told Sovereign Valentine’s story this week, as part of the “Bill of the Month” series, ….  Read More

First Kidney Failure, Then A $540,842 Bill For Dialysis

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For months, Sovereign Valentine had been feeling progressively run-down. The 50-year-old personal trainer, who goes by “Sov,” tried changing his workout and diet to no avail. Finally, one Sunday, he drove himself to the hospital in the small town of Plains, Mont., where his wife, Jessica, happened to be the physician on call. “I couldn’t ….  Read More